Green gram / cherupayar – 1 cup (Soaked in enough water for 6 – 8 hours)
Grated coconut – 3/4 – 1 cup
Ghee or coconut oil – 1.5 tsp
Salt – To taste
Place the soaked green gram in a vessel. Add water in the same level as that of green gram. Bring it to a boil. Add salt, to taste. Cook covered for 12 – 15 minutes until green gram is tender and done and water evaporates completely. Add grated coconut and mix well. Taste-check for salt. Cook on low heat for 1 minute. Add a little ghee and mix well. Serve hot with puttu, pappadam and ripe banana.